Pont de Cour

A group in bronze by Sansom depict the Geneva naturalist Horace Bénédict de Saussure and Jacques Balmat. The naturalist offered a reward to the one who first reached the summit. It was Balmat to achieve this accompanied by Dr Michel-Gabriel Paccard. Saussure himself succeeded in the ascent the following year.

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Address:

N 506, 74400 Chamonix-Mont-Blanc

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Alpine Museum of Chamonix-Mont-Blanc
Alpine Museum of Chamonix-Mont-Blanc
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Rue de Docteur Paccard
Rue de Docteur Paccard
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Chamonix-Mont-Blanc Valley
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Le Brévent
Le Brévent
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Planpraz Planpraz
Planpraz
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Ski area
Ski area
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